Chattanooga, TN asked in Medical Malpractice for Tennessee

Q: How can I sue if attorney's keep telling me nerve pain is normal?

I underwent an armpit surgery May 29, 2018. My surgeon damaged my medial nerve(confirmed by a Neurologist November 2nd, 2018 ) causing me to have another surgery 12/18/18performed by a hand and nerve trauma surgeon. I am attending pain management and just underwent a stellate nerve block to hopefully help with the pain. I am still in a lot of pain and unable to perform normal daily duties. I work in a local hospital and had to switch jobs due to not being able to perform my regular duties with my arm. My first surgeon felt like there was never an issue with my arm and denied me the emg/ncs that I needed in order to figure out what was wrong and has been very disrespectful saying things like " he doesn't know why I was in pain, there is nothing he can do about my incisional pain and waving his hand in my face".

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: You could see another physician about conducting the EMG/NCV tests.

Tim Akpinar

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